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Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, September 23, 1999
Mariotts tell of new daughter
Dean and Jill Mariott are proud to announce the birth of their first child,
a daughter, Taylor Nicole Mariott, born Friday, Sept. 17, at 9:08 a.m.,
at Covenant Hospital (formerly Methodist Hospital) in Lubbock.
Little Taylor weighed eight pounds, four ounces and was 20 and 1/2 inches
Her grandparents are Bobby and Shirley Mariott of Midland and Wayne
and Lou Garrett of Gruver.
She is also the great-granddaughter of Ella Chasteen and the late Clyde
Chasteen of Pecos, and Ernest Mariott and the late Cleta Mariott of Izora.
Flanagan earns master's degree
More than 870 students at Texas Tech University received degrees during
1999 summer commencement exercises.
Graduating students included the following, Timothy M. Flanagan, of
Pecos, who received a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Education.
He is the son of Maritza Flanagan of Pecos.
Deutschman heads Smithers in Pecos
Archie J. Deutschman III has joined Akron, Ohio-based Smither's Scientific
Services Inc., as general manager of its subsidiary Smithers Transportation
Test Center in Pecos.
He replaces Ted L. Yost, who decided to leave the company to pursue
Deutschman brings to his job in Pecos an extensive background on driveline
and engine manufacturing and engineering. He has held quality, warranty
and manufacturing management positions and responsibilities with tier one
and aftermarket suppliers.
Most recently, he served as general manager of Engine Masters Inc.,
an engine manufacturing and remanufacturing company with facilities in
North Kansas City, Missouri and Dallas.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from
the University of Arizona, and is a licensed professional engineer registered
in the State of Texas. He is also a member of the Society of Automotive
Engineers (SAE) and has a Certificate in Diesel Engine and Construction
Equipment Mechanics, T.S.T.C.
He and his wife, Cheryl, and family have relocated from Kansas City
Smithers Transportation Test Center is the world's largest independently
owned and operated automotive test facility. It provides year-round impartial
and analytical testing of vehicles and their components. Testing of parts
and components, such as tires, fuels and lubricants is also conducted at
the 5,800-acre complex.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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